Top Ten Reasons That Cats Are Better Than Dogs

Everybody likes pets but none of them are better than the legend of the cat. Here are the top ten reasons that cats are better than dogs

The Top Ten

1 Cats purr

THIS LIST IS THE DUMBEST THING ON EARTH. Cats and dogs are equal in reality, but people grow up with different experiences. Like me, I had two dogs and two cats. I prefer cats over dogs because I interacted with the cats more. (My cats are hypoallergenic the dogs aren't) but yeah, this list was probably made to start drama and get attention, but the truth they're equal! Some people like dogs, some will like cats and that's FINE!

The sweet purr of a cat is one of the best reason that cats are a awesome pet while dogs just wag their tail seriously? - Nato_D9

Dogs wag their tails, Cats purr. We all have ways of showing affection. Get over it. - Blight

I think that "purring" is just growling, but very low and quiet.

Oh yes, because my dogs don't purr and just nuzzle against me that must mean cats are bettter and they despise me. Everyone shows affection in their own way. - EspioTheChameleon

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2 The warrior cats series

No. Nobody heard of the Survivor Dog series because it probably sucks.

I liked survivor dog more.

My username. Enough said. - RiverClanRocks

Warriors the bettter then Survivors, but Survivors doesn't suck, loser.

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3 Cat's are cuter than dogs

If you think that cats just scratch and hiss at you, then you clearly either have a lack of experience or don't know how to interact with them properly, in which case I feel sorry for the cats because they would only do that if you've really upset them!

I think dogs are better than cats, only because dogs will not scratch and hiss at you.. dogs do play with you, and they were given the name "Man's Best Friend" for a reason. - KingofPawns

Cats play with you too, you know. Also, dogs can be much more dangerous than cats, in the aspect that their jaws could crush a babies skull. Not hating on dogs, but get your facts right about cats. "Man's Best Friend doesn't matter here. If you like them just because they're more social than cats, (cats can be quite social too) and if you think cats are just scratch and hiss at you all the time, you better do some researching. - dopfui

Car and kittens hiss and scratch, but when I try to pet my dog, she always tries to bite me when I done absolutely nothing! (I have a cat who is 8, a kitten who is 6 months old, and a dog who is 7.)

True. They are way cuter. - WinchesterGirl26

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4 Owning a cat may reduce your risk of dying from a heart attack.

This is a twisted version of he truth, made for desperate Cat Lovers. It's a proven study that it's DOGS that make you less likely to die from a Heart Attack.

Your face is a twisted version made desperate for dog lovers

Okay, you obviously are a biased person who loves dogs too much.

Obviously, you are way more biased than whoever you are talking to. Dogs are better, the is no competition. Get over it. - DragonLists

Of course! - SamuiNeko

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5 Cats are less dangerous V 1 Comment
6 Cats are amazing therapy animals V 2 Comments
7 Cat's don't wake you up at 6 in the morning

You obviously don't own a cat like mine who I swear to god has a watch! Alarm set to 6am! "

It's a good thing that Dogs do. They want you to have a full, beautiful day to enjoy. The only reason Cats don't is because they don't value you, and don't care how long they go without you. Dogs love you.

Cats never do this because they don't bark at 6 AM. Someone in my neighborhood that has a dog that is just so annoying that's why cats are awesome - Nato_D9

That's because the dog wants to spend time with you!

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8 Cat's rule the internet

This reason is one dimensional and very irrelevant. Besides, cats don't rule the internet, humans do. Cats can't post pictures or videos of themselves, humans take the photos and videos. Plus, what about Boo, "the worlds cutest dog? " Last time I checked, he wasn't a cat. - Ku

Cats rule the internet, because all the dog people are outside with their dogs, while all the cat people are inside on the internet.

Actually, when we have Tar dar sauce, we also have Doge. - SamuiNeko

Good point I have a cat and it's true they rule the Internet everyone watched a cat video at least once in there life :P - Stevenpenguin

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9 You'll never find cat poop in public V 2 Comments
10 Cats are cheaper than dogs

Because dogs are better quality.

Exactly! Cats are CHEAPER, like not the money kind, but the real kind. Cheaper, as in something that just sits around all day and begs to be petted. - DragonLists

Your face is worse quality

The Contenders

11 Cat's are less violent than dogs

The only reason why so many people are arguing about dogs is that dogs have a very good reputation. The stereotypical dog is sweet, kind, never poops on the floor, and will carry their owner over a pit of molten lava. The stereotypical cat, however, is lazy, mean, and sits alone all day thinking of how it will take it's next victim. - ClovertheAverageCat

This is not proof if you see some cats can be just as mean. If you look in the news or the paper a dog attack doesn't happen everyday

DOGS ARE ONLY VIOLENT TO YOU IF YOU'RE VIOLENT TO THEM! Cats, hough, are violent to you of you want to spend time with them or pet them, or even for no reason.

My cat will never scratch you. I'm not joking, I poked his stomach, a body part that cats protect fiercely, and he just looked at me. - ClovertheAverageCat

I love both but I have gotten a nosebleed from a cute overhyped dog that tackled me whall my cats just walk up to me and rub on my legs to greet me and sleep on my lap but both cats and dogs will attack when there scared or angry

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12 Cat's will make your house roach/rodent clean

I agree. But, then again, don't forget that Dogs hunt, too. The only difference is that Dogs only hunt when they need to. Cats, on the other hand, hunt for sport.

This is true, unless your cat doesn't like to or whatever. When we had my calico at our house, she caught 1 lizard inside. Outside, she's caught 5-7 lizards, 1 cardinal, 1 mouse, and 1 mole. She left the mole at our door as a little " present. " This way, you won't have to call pest control every time you see a roach or rodent.

13 You don't have to walk them like dogs

I have the worst dog ever. I was trying to walk her and she wouldn't go b/c she was afraid of the garbage truck, and then after it left I went for like five minutes and then she went number two. She wanted to go back then b/c she was scared but the poop bag had a hole in it but she wouldn't go back so that I could clean up the poo that was in the middle of the road. Then I brought her back the house and I was, like, fuming. Then I went and cleaned up the poo and I was, like, totally embarrassed. I will never walk her again!

Dogs you have to walk them in the morning, afternoon, and night while cats either watch the outside or do whatever outside and dogs sometimes walking them sometimes tires you out. - Nato_D9

Walking yo dog gets in the way of your schedule.

Walking your dog gets you exerise people who think walking a dog is to hard are weird

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14 Cats have 9 lives

At least they SEEM like they have nine lives. Did you know that cats if they fall from a tall height( maybe normal house ceiling height. ) They are able to turn around and land on their paws absorbing the fall. - Catsarah123

Cats have 1 life like dogs and whoever think they have 9 life's should really start reading some books and not wasting time with cat videos and computers 0,0

Realistically, Cats have 1 life. But, yeah, this is a cool myth to be known as x3

Uhm.. They have only one simple life just like everybody else.
But say you where on a roof (of a little shack or hut.) You threw both cat and dog
Out the window. The cat would land on it's paws. The dog would fall like a human would. So cats seemimngly live 9 times. But only live once. It's like a superpower!

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15 You don't find toys of cats all over your house

I like finding Dog Toys all over the house! But if you don't, then don't get 1000 toys and then complain! It's you who bought them, right? And plus, you CAN'T say that you, as a kid, didn't leave a message. You can't. Dogs have a childish spirit. It's what makes them unique. Don't complain about it.

But you find dead birds and mice I don't mind having dog toys everywhere, but I'll pass on the road kill.

The real problem is that dogs leave disgusting chewed up and spat up toys everywhere

Didn't leave a mess*

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16 You don't have to pick up cat's poop

Oh yeah, sure. You don't have to. You know, you CAN just leave the Cat's terribly awful smelling business inside the litter box in your house. Feel free. And also, Cats' pee smells TERRIBLE and you can't get rid of it. But, sure! Get a Cat!

Wrong. Cats use the litter box. And you also have to buy kitty litter. - nintendofan126

This is way false sure they may pee on the floor but you can train me to go outside. Who wants cat poop in a box in they're house

You have to clean their litterbox, and cat litter can get expensive. I love all living creatures equally, but considering these items are lacking strong arguments, I feel like defending dogs. - Ku

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17 Cats are smarter

Just because something is domesticated does not make it smarter. Do you even WANT to know how many times I have had to say that? "They can learn tricks." Cats can too. I taught my cat to shake my hand, stay (Only if he's not being stubborn) and almost to roll over, and it isn't even a certain breed. Dogs have been dumbed down by humans, while cats have independence and pride. So what if they attack you? They have a reason to be threatened, while a dog follows the order of whoever buys it first. Just because something has a bigger brain does not mean that it is smarter, it means that it can hold more information. A Neanderthal has a bigger brain than a human according to science, but did they have civilization? No. Did they known how to cure diseases? No. Having a larger brain only means that you can hold more information. Plus, we are talking about EVERY breed of dog, not only big ones. You know, the dogs that were bred with close family members. Hey, remember when everyone ...more

Nope, wrong. Dogs are smarter. They can sense when you're down, when you're happy, when you want to be left alone, etc. They can also actually understand your commands, they can smell cancer in humans, and they know that some Cats WILL NOT HESITATE to claw out their eyes if they get too close to each other, especially if the Dog is small, like a Maltese. Dogs can also smell and dig out bombs and explosives. Cats? Nope. Maybe it's because they're stupid, or its because they just simply hate everyone but themselves, and maybe SOME other animal or two. But more likely, it's both. Sorry if you consider me a hater, but this was bubbling inside me for so long and now that I FINALLY found a way to let it out, I did. I'm probably overreacting.

It's simply because a majority of people can't understand cat's body language. Everyone knows about dogs wagging their tails when they're happy, and tails drooping when a dog is sad. - ClovertheAverageCat

Dogs may have bigger brains, but do they use them? No. Have you ever seen six cats pulling a sled? Of course not, because they're too smart to get pushed around, just like humans.

Dogs are smarter, no offense or hate. Cats are pretty smart, too, you know.

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18 Cats have better books

I mean the warriors series id the only good. Everything else is a god awful picture book about a random internet cat. - ClovertheAverageCat

None of you ever cared to look up Dog books, did you? You can't prove they have better books if you don't even know the Dog books. I tried reading Warriors, not so into it. I LOVED "All because of Winn-Dixie". I recommend it, it's about a Dog, and a Girl that rescued him. It proves the awesomeness of Dogs.

Yes! I'm a Warriors fan! Also, you don't find books like 'Dogs are Weird' (There's a book called 'Cats are Weird')!

Well, I know Winn Dixie and Survivors are actually really good books. But Warriors is really popular, too.
Reply below and tell me which books you like more.

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19 Anything a dog can do a cat can do better

I agree that cats might be better at some things than dogs but honestly this is unlikely. Because dogs are more useful in a situation. Cause cats can protect people but dogs can be more useful since dogs look up to you more. Lions may be more dangerous but house cats are only dangerous with claws which I usually the problem. Dogs can also sniff out bombs, drugs, and crooks. But it usually depends on the breed. Cats are better at killing rodents. I've been around both pets and they are both lovely. I'll have to chose dogs because they usually tend to be more affectionate. I respect your onpinoins. I didn't make this to hate or be defensive just to share my thoughts.

WRONG. Both Dogs and cats have skills of their own, and skills they share. Like, Dogs can smell and dog out explosives and not die, but Cats can't. And yet, Cats can groom themselves, Dogs can't. Dogs can guide blind people, Cats can't. Cats can sheathe and unsheathe their claws, Dogs can't. But both can until very well (if you deny that Dogs are good hunters, look it up. Wolves and Foxes are actually also Dogs, and they're good Hunters, even better than Cats are), both can be trained, both can be hilarious, both can be cute, both can be ugly.

Cats can't bark. They rarely fetch. They need way more training to do a simple command. Lots of these arguments for cats are hypocritical or just plain ignorant. - Ku

Cats can't really smell bombs... just saying. I like both animals.

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20 Cat's are cleaner

Cats ARE cleaner because they groom themselves with their tongue. They have a tongue that's like a comb.

Well You don't get wet random biased person

Try rubbing yourself with your tongue and call yourself clean.

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